Lightroom 6: Missing Keywords Sets

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Started Lightroom 6—as I have refused to upgrade to the bug-infested LR ClassiCC—and find that all of my Keyword Sets are gone.  Just gone.

The backup gives no solace, they're missing there too.  WTF?

How much longer do we users have to suffer this POS application?

I just purchased ON1 Photo Raw 2018.  Even if I have to rebuild all of my Smart Collections, it will be worth it to get out from under this crap Adobe had be fostering on is since 2015.
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Can you help describe your workflow? Are those custom Keyword Sets that you created your self?

Normally the Keyword Sets are stored in user specific Lightroom preset folder. To the following to navigate 

1. Bring up Lightroom's preference dialog
2. Go to the Presets tab
3. Click on the "Show Lightroom Preset Folder" button
4. Navigate to the Lightroom>Keyword Sets subfolder.

Are your custom keyword sets listed there? If not, did you some how accidentally removed them? Or could you login as a different user account? Lightroom don't automatically remove custom Lightroom presets during upgrade.